Foods you Should know about when on a Low Carb Diet

Foods you Should know about when on a Low Carb Diet

When trying to cut back on your carbohydrate intake, it’s pretty straightforward that you should avoid foods and additives that are high in sugar. However, it isn’t initially obvious which foods you should specifically focus on eating and which to avoid. Here are some helpful tables of which foods you’ll really benefit from and which to cut back from or cut out completely in order for you to have an effective low carb diet.


Foods To Eat:*

Fiber Rich, Nutrient Dense Vegetables



  • Zucchini
  • Broccoli
  • Salad Greens
  • Asparagus
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Avocado



Lower Sugar Fruit


  • Berries
  • Melons
  • Cherries
  • Apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Oranges


Foods To cut out/avoid completely*

High Starch Vegetables

  • Potatoes
  • Corn


Higher Sugar Fruits

  • Pineapple
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Banana


Simple Carbohydrates

  • Processed/Refined Grains
  • Pasta
  • White Bread
  • Bagels


Hopefully you’ll find these tips helpful in your attempts at living a low carb lifestyle. As always, please consult your health care provider before making any changes to your diet and exercise regimen.




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